Dolzhenko T.E. «Euphoriya» I. Vyrypaevʼs as the experience of the tragedyʼs space in the context of Cinema
‘Euphoria’ (2006) directed by Ivan Vyrypayev represents a unique experiment on the comprehension of contemporary dramatic art by means of cinema language. This film is of interest not only as an example of art interaction but as a genre experiment. ‘Euphoria’ should be considered as an experience in ‘the research into the space of tragedy genre’. In his film Vyrypayev makes an attempt to resume a conversation on the problem of tragedy genre in the context of Russian theatre and, what is even more important, this is an attempt to analyze contemporary drama and cinematographic reality through the lenses of ‘pure’ genre. The author of the article shows what of theatrical methods and techniques is used by Vyrypayev in film itself and in its script and what can be achieved by of mixture of theatre and cinema.
contemporary cinema, Russian cinema, contemporary theatre, Russian theatre, scriptwriting, genre of tragedy, art interaction, intermediality